[SATLUG] Fork bomb prevention

Thomas Weeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Mon Oct 11 23:24:36 CDT 2010


On Monday 11 October 2010 20:12:31 Christopher Lemire wrote:
[...] 
> Maybe by default, you mean the values that are commented out in
> /etc/security/limits.conf
[...]
> could do. ulimit -u num is the one that limits processes. I would need
> to make that permanent for all non privileged users.
> 
> ➜  ~  ps -ef | grep $USER --count
> 75
> ➜  ~

Bruce,
Why do I get the feeling he's about to do something bad to a production 
system.. ? ;)

Tweeks


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